Open Ballot: is Android's success good for Linux?
There's no doubt that Android is a storming success, with 37% of the North American smartphone market share in January, and over 150,000 applications available. At its core is a customised Linux kernel. But there's a big question here: is all this success actually good for Linux? Millions of people now have Linux in their pockets and are using it every day, but will this ever help Linux in its more familiar server and desktop settings?
Maybe you've got some experience of an Android user who discovered Linux through his/her device, or you think Google isn't doing enough to spread awareness of free software. Whatever the case, let us know your musings in the comments below, and we'll read out the best in our next podcast.
And if you can be a bit more original than Anonymous Penguin, we'll give you a cookie.